Board Certified Trauma Surgeon Needed for Myrtle Beach, SC!
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Grand Strand Medical Center, Myrtle Beach, SC
Grand Strand Medical Center is a 321-bed tertiary referral center in Myrtle Beach, SC, and is the largest and most clinically advanced hospital in the area. Grand Strand Medical Center is the only hospital in the region to offer such specialized services as an ACS verified Level II trauma center, cardiac surgery, neurosurgery, robotic assisted surgery and two emergency departments staffed with residency trained emergency medicine physicians, Grand Strand Medical Center has earned a reputation as the hospital of choice for residents and visitors. With a medical staff of 260+ highly skilled practitioners, Grand Strand offers the community a full spectrum of board certified medical specialists and services. The hospital has been ranked #1 in SC for cardiac surgery by Healthgrades for four consecutive years (2010 – 2013) and is a Joint Commission Top Performer in Key Quality Measures for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care.
Located in Myrtle Beach, the heart of the "Grand Strand," the 60-mile stretch of coastline is considered one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the US. The area has been repeatedly recognized as one of the top retirement and tourist destinations in the country. The community is comprised of a myriad of unique neighborhoods that include easy access to golf, the ocean, shopping and entertainment, national caliber live music venues, a local symphony, nationally recognized Botanical Garden (Brookgreen Gardens), minor league baseball, water parks, outlet shopping, international airport, fishing, boating and 2,500+ restaurants.
Job SummaryHCA is seeking a board certified Surgical Critical Care Trauma Surgeon to join their employed multi-specialty surgical practice affiliate of Grand Strand Regional Medical Center in Myrtle Beach, SC.
Grand Strand Regional Medical Center is one of two Level II trauma centers in South Carolina and the only Level II trauma program in SC certified by the American College of Surgeons and DHEC. Trauma surgeons treated 3,400 patients in 2016, identified as those who suffer life-threatening injuries with potential for secondary complications such as shock, respiratory failure or death. There are three dedicated trauma rooms with helipad adjacent to the emergency department. We have five trauma surgeons, a trauma orthopedic surgeon, anesthesiologists, emergency department physicians and onsite laboratory. All critical care and emergency nurses have special training in trauma nursing and advanced cardiac and pediatric life support.
Established practice currently consists of Neurosurgery, Orthopedic Trauma, General Surgery Trauma, Breast Surgery and General Surgery. Call requirements: minimum of 6 primary call shifts per month with an equitable share of back-up call.
Competitive compensation package consisting of a guaranteed base salary + WRVU incentive, comprehensive benefits package, paid occurrence based malpractice, PTO, CME, 401K, as well as several other negotiable incentives.